If they strike, I'm going fishin'

As much as he's enjoying this baseball season, David Halberstam is ready to say good riddance if there's a strike.

Updated: July 29, 2002, 12:34 PM ET
By David Halberstam | Page 2 columnist

My friend Richard Berlin and I had spent four days up on the Tabusintac River in New Brunswick, happily fishing for giant brook trout, and now we were on our way back to the United States. About 50 miles from Presque Isle, Maine, where we would board our plane back to Boston, we finally picked up the Red Sox-Yankees game on the radio, the last of a three-game series.

By the time we could hear it, the Yankees were leading 7-6, and Jeff Weaver, whose arrival in New York from Detroit had ...

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